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[cheers and applause]the senate and house met for their first day of work this year. the biggest issues they plan to tackle in 20-16. record jackpot... this week's powerball is making history how much is on the line for wednesday's drawing news at noon front door open the 2016 iowa legislature is now officially in session. this morning, the house and senate gaveled in for their first day of work. it comes in the wake of a contentious and partisan session last year... the governor's veto of nearly 56 million dollars in one-time spending for education caused waves on both sides of the aisle. that issue will again be front and center, but first, lawmakers need to settle the state's budget. the state budget is an excess of
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the latest estimates show that's the state brought in for the last fiscal and democrats agree spending will be tight. first. before the opening gavel, governor terry branstad met with g-o-p lawmakers to talk about the new year. "i think we have the strongest group of candidates we've ever had on the republican slate for this upcoming election in 2016, i am very excited about it..applause." branstad hosted the annual republican party of iowa's legislative breakfast to kick off the session. the event highlighted iowa's achievements this past year, goals for 2016, and preparations for the first in the nation caucuses on february first. with the iowa caucuses exactly three weeks away, new polls show both the republican and democratic races here are tightening.
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numbers and war of words. three weeks to go... ... three races still up for grabs. ted cruz and donald trump... neck-in-neck in iowa. our brand-new nbc news poll showing cruz's advantage just four points -- within the margin of error... ... as trump keeps up his attacks on his canadian-born rival's eligibility to be president. "ted is going around saying this matter is settled. it's not a settled matter!" even if trump loses in iowa -- he insists he's in it for the long haul. donald trump: there's no maybes. there's no maybes. i'm not leaving. chuck todd: you're going straight to the convention-- donald trump: going all the way. trump's crushing the competition in new hampshire -- at thirty percent. instead of uniting behind one establishment candidate... ... rubio, christie, bush and kasich are splitting up 44 percent of the vote. with eyes on the general election, trump has a new warning for the clintons. keep calling him sexist and he'll keep bringing up the former president's past infidelities. trump: well, i don't want to say it's a threat.
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trump: but it is a threat. of course. i mean, i can call it a nicer name, yeah. she was saying he has tendencies toward being sexist. clinton is dismissing trump's threats, arguing, for republicans, it's a "dead end." "it's been fair game going back to the republicans for some years. they can do it again if they want to. that can be their choice as to how to run in this campaign. didn't work before. it won't work again." for the moment, clinton has her hands full. in iowa, her lead over bernie sanders is just three points. and, in new hampshire -- next door to his home of vermont -- sanders is up four. the vermont senator spent the morning trying to win over young iowa voters. sanders hosted a forum at hoover high school in des moines. he received loud applause after he talked about his fight to raise the minimum wage to 15 dollars and equal wins the white house, sanders says jail and on a good path. so here's what i am going to do
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young people without jobs and not being in school we're going to do two things. we're going to focus best to keep kids in school. and number two, if they're not in school which is fine, i want them to have meaningful jobs that pay them a living wage. sanders, along with his two will address minority issues at tonight's "brown and black presidential forum." the forum begins at 7 in drake university's sheslow auditorium. the stage is set for the candidates.. i hope the candidate feel and see where we are coming from... they dont live in iowa. activists and state leaders agree on the biggest priorities for iowa's minorities... that includes criminal justice
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they say they're pleased the party is trying to address those issues and are excited to hear what each candidate has to say tonight. they won't all be at the same place, but four republican presidential hopefuls are making stops around the state today. they include mike huckabee, ben carson, rick santorum, and carly fiorina. the four are putting on more than a dozen events combined. it's time now to get a first look at the forecast... meteorologist joins us now... ad lib wx quick the state began to present its
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accused of killing his girlfriend's 20 month old daughter. joe lopez is charged with first degree murder and child endangerment. back in november 20-14, ruby alvarez was rushed to the hospital with a skull fracture and broken ribs. she
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lopez claims she fell out of the high chair. but prosecutors told jurors the death was no accident. look for more from the courtroom coming up tonight on the channel 13's news. a west des moines firefighter is out of the hospital after getting hurt on the job yesterday. crews found this home on bradford drive fully engulfed in flames around 3-30 sunday morning. no one was home when the fire broke out in sub zero temperatures. a firefighter went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a part of a wall collapsed on top of him. officials have not released the name of the firefighter. they are still investigating the cause of the fire. a frozen pipe burst is likely to blame for causing a wet mess in downtown des moines this morning. it happened at the hub tower on 7th and walnut. you can see water leaking from the doors... and spilling on to the road. city officials blocked off some lanes of traffic in the area to
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down on the ice and prevent even more problems. traffic is now back to normal.. some folks are finally getting a chance to do something they've waited for all winter... ice anglers welcomed the freezing cold weather in the state over the weekend. polk county parks rangers say most metro lakes and ponds now have at least four inches of ice to safely ice fish on. while the county and the d-n-r do provide ice conditions reports for the area, they suggest you still take precaution or even your own measurements before setting up. "i mean every body of water is different... body of water is unique." if you plan on going out today make sure you get a new fishing license.
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the record powerball jackpot just keeps growing and growing.. lottery officials announced the estimated one point 3 billion dollar jackpot now stands at one point 4 billion dollars. that makes it the highest jackpot in the world. no one won the 900 million dollar drawing on saturday, but one ticket sold in sioux city is worth 1 million dollars the lucky winner has not claimed the prize yet. the next powerball drawing is on wednesday. still ahead on your news at noon... 18-hundred jobseekers, and more than 80 employers... how do you set yourself apart? the event in the metro to help you get your foot in the door. but first... many of us are vowing to adopt a better lifestyle in 20-16 and this year, getting in shape may be easier than ever before. a look at the latest gadgets to help you
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fitbits and apps that track your
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fitness craze may be spreading to your furry friend. the consumer electronics show featured a lot of the latest innovations in health technology. sergio avila shows us some of the newest gadgets. the health and fitness part of ces has been growing exponentially. wearables can now track nearly everything about your body. "it's got sensors built in to the sole." trevor cranney with
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shoe showed us what he says is the perfect high tech shoe for runners. "it tells you how to maximize and how to best be running, not to be heel striking and not to be toe striking but running on the balls of your feet so you're running properly." if you're interested, they'll be available for sale in march for two hundred bucks. money. you're good. lucie broto with withings introduced me to the latest way to track your temperature. this device uses 16 sensors to and transfers that information to your phone. "this application with the thermometer will help you rationalize better the health of your kids." price tag, 100 bucks. for the more daring exercisers, there are plenty of electronic skateboards or even... "rocket skates" if you get good at it, the motorized pair of skates can have you showing off like conventioner levar maxwell. "i call this the crazy legs, i call this the walk." lastly health tech who's main health target is your pet.. "it will measure the steps the
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a fitness monitor for fido. to help you keep track of where your pet is and how they're doing on the inside. an investment for pet owners at $150. the next c-e-s health and fitness conference is happening in may. the next c-e-s health and fitness conference is happening in may.
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temperatures in the lower to middle 20s. skies will be on the cloudy side for monday, and a cold front moving through late could spark a few light snow showers. this cold front will bring another wave of cold temperatures and very breezy conditions for tuesday. however, it does look like we can expect some warmer temperatures to
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coming up... more than 80 employers are greater des moines area. learn where you can land the job your new
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you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. what this campaign is about is to demand that we create an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful of billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty.
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20-16, we have some more information about an upcoming event to help you find one. i'm joined now by the director of america's job honor awards kyle horn, who's here to talk about the upcoming iowa career expo. teases are done! now in session. the senate and
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first day of work this year. the biggest issues they plan to tackle in 20-16. record jackpot... this week's powerball is making history how much is on the line for wednesday's drawing the 2016 iowa legislature is now officially in session. this morning, the house and senate gaveled in for their first day of work. it comes in the wake of a contentious and partisan session last year... the governor's veto of nearly 56 million dollars in one-time spending for education caused waves on both sides of the aisle. that issue will again be front and center, but first, lawmakers need to settle the state's budget. the state budget is an excess of
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the latest estimates show that's nearly 282 million more than the state brought in for the last fiscal year. even so, both republicans and democrats agree spending will be tight. the new fiscal year begins july first. before the opening gavel, governor terry branstad met with g-o-p lawmakers to talk about the new year. "i think we have the strongest group of candidates we've ever had on the republican slate for this upcoming election in 2016, i am very excited about it..applause." branstad hosted the annual republican party of iowa's legislative breakfast to kick off the session. the event highlighted iowa's achievements this past year, goals for 2016, and preparations for the first in the nation caucuses on february first. with the iowa caucuses exactly three weeks away, new polls show both the republican and democratic races here are tightening.
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numbers and war of words. three weeks to go... ... three races still up for grabs. ted cruz and donald trump... neck-in-neck in iowa. our brand-new nbc news poll showing cruz's advantage just four points -- within the margin of error... ... as trump keeps up his attacks on his canadian-born rival's eligibility to be president. "ted is going around saying this matter is settled. it's not a settled matter!" even if trump loses in iowa -- he insists he's in it for the long haul. donald trump: there's no maybes. there's no maybes. i'm not leaving. chuck todd: you're going straight to the convention-- donald trump: going all the way. trump's crushing the competition in new hampshire -- at thirty percent. instead of uniting behind one establishment candidate... ... rubio, christie, bush and kasich are splitting up 44 percent of the vote. with eyes on the general election, trump has a new warning for the clintons. keep calling him sexist and he'll keep bringing up the former president's past infidelities. trump: well, i don't want to say it's a threat. chuck todd: what is it? trump: but it is a threat. of course. i mean, i can call it a
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she was saying he has tendencies toward being sexist. clinton is dismissing trump's threats, arguing, for republicans, it's a "dead end." "it's been fair game going back to the republicans for some years. they can do it again if they want to. that can be their choice as to how to run in this campaign. didn't work before. it won't work again." for the moment, clinton has her hands full. in iowa, her lead over bernie sanders is just three points. and, in new hampshire -- next door to his home of vermont -- sanders is up four. the vermont senator spent the morning trying to win over young iowa voters. sanders hosted a forum at hoover high school in des moines. he received loud applause after he talked about his fight to raise the minimum wage to 15 dollars and equal pay for men and women. if he wins the white house, sanders says he plans to keep kids out of jail and on a good path. so here's what i am going to do
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young people without jobs and not being in school we're going to do two things. we're going to focus on making sure that we do our best to keep kids in school. and number two, if they're not in school which is fine, i want them to have meaningful jobs that pay them a living wage. sanders, along with his two democratic presidential rivals, will address minority issues at tonight's "brown and black presidential forum." the forum begins at 7 in drake university's sheslow auditorium. the stage is set for the candidates.. i hope the candidate feel and see where we are coming from... they dont live in iowa. activists and state leaders for iowa's minorities... that includes criminal justice reform, economic equality, and immigration reform. they say they're pleased the party is trying to address
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excited to hear what each candidate has to say tonight. it's time now to get a first look at the forecast... meteorologist joins us now... ad lib wx quick the state began to present its case this morning in the trial
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girlfriend's 20 month old daughter. joe lopez is charged with first endangerment. back in november 20-14, ruby alvarez was rushed to the hospital with a skull fracture and broken ribs. she died a few days later. lopez claims she fell out of the high chair. but prosecutors told jurors the death was no accident. coming up tonight on the
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a west des moines firefighter is out of the hospital after job yesterday. bradford drive fully engulfed in flames around 3-30 sunday morning. no one was home when the fire broke out in sub zero temperatures. a firefighter went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a part of a wall collapsed on top of him. officials have not released the name of the firefighter. they are still investigating the cause of the fire. some folks are finally getting a chance to do something they've waited for all winter... ice anglers welcomed the freezing cold weather in the state over the weekend. polk county parks rangers say most metro lakes and ponds now have at least four inches of ice to safely ice fish on. while the county and the d-n-r do provide ice conditions reports for the area, they suggest you still take precaution or even your own measurements before setting up.
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just keeps growing and growing.. lottery officials announced the estimated one point 3 billion dollar jackpot now stands at one point 4 billion dollars. that makes it the highest jackpot in the world. no one won the 900 million dollar drawing on saturday, but one ticket sold in sioux city is worth 1 million dollars the lucky winner has not claimed the prize yet. the next powerball drawing is on wednesday. still ahead on your news at noon... it's officially award season. in hollywood.... plus all the highlights from the
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marco rubio thinks it's unfair to criticize him for missing votes. "but i am going to miss votes, i'm running for president." but he's been missing votes for a long time. "one third of all of his missed votes in 2015 were missed before he announced he was running for president." over the last three years, marco rubio has missed more votes... than any other senator. washington politician marco rubio. doesn't show up for work, but wants a promotion? right to rise usa is responsible
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more clouds today with slightly higher temperatures in the lower to middle 20s. skies will be on the cloudy side for monday, and a cold front moving through late could spark a few light snow showers. this cold front will bring another wave of cold temperatures and very breezy conditions for tuesday. however, it does look like we can expect some warmer temperatures to help melt some snow by the mid-week. much of hollywood may be in
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warmer temperatures to help melt some snow by the mid-week. much of hollywood may be in recovery mode this morning.... last night, the 73rd golden globe awards recognized new talent and old favorites... and survived another year with its most controversial host. david daniel has the highlights. "all these rich, beautiful celebrities having the time of their lives. let's hope nobody spoils that." golden globes host ricky gervais did his best, of course, taking aim at everyone from sean penn to caitlyn jenner... and of course the hollywood foreign press itself, especially for nominating "the martian" as a comedy. "to be fair, 'the martian' was a
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again, so was 'schindler's list.'" comedy or not, "the martian" got the last laugh, winning best picture in its category, while matt damon won best actor. "thank you, thank you, thank you." gervais also found himself introducing an old target, mel gibson -- who got a measure of revenge: "i love seeing ricky once every three years, 'cause it reminds me to get a colonoscopy." two presenters weren't kidding when they reminded critics that latina actresses are not interchangeable. "hi, i'm eva longoria, not eva mendes." "and hi, i'm america ferrera, not gina rodriguez." "and neither one of us are rosario dawson." "nope. well said, salma." "thank you, charo." b-f-f's amy schumer and jennifer lawrence strutted on stage together, to pick up her third career golden globe -- all for david o. russell movies. "every time i'm up here, it is because of you." two winners received standing ovations: denzel washington, who received the cecil b. demille
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achievement award... and best supporting actor winner sylvester stallone. "i wanna thank my imaginary friend, rocky balboa, for being the best friend i ever had!" "this show is way too long, isn't it? but some people were in no hurry for the night to end, like best t-v drama actress taraji p. henson. "'please wrap'? wait a minute. i've waited 20 years for this. you're gonna wait!" the night's big winner was "the revenant," which won best movie drama, best director, and best actor in a drama -- leonardo dicaprio. "thank you for allowing me to be a part of this journey with you..." the award season journey has just begun: oscar nominations are announced thursday morning. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. good afternoon... this is the
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geiger. the u-s house of representatives may take up a resolution of disapproval of the waters of the u-s rule this week.. according to the national pork producers council.. the house are looking at iowa senator joni ernst's resolution oodisapproval.. which would end wotus.. that passed the senate in november.. a federal appeals court has temporarily halted the implementation of the water
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alleging the e-p-a violated federal administrative procedures through an advocacy campaign during the comment period. the house has already voted multiple times to block wotus. even though there's no voluntary or mandatory labeling standard.. campbell soup company is voluntarily labeling its u-s products that have genetically modified organisms.. it says it was prepared to label all its products and would seek guidance from the f-d-a and approval from the u-s-d-a.. the grocery manufactures association.. which represents more than 300 food companies opposed to mandatory g-m-o labeling says it respects.. member rights.. but it's also important congress acts quickly to stop patchwork state labeling laws. the markets are a little slower today.. waiting for tomorrows u-s-d-a report.. which some analysts think will be bearish. "we did see a little bit of short covering late last week in corn. very lightly as the market became very, very overcrowded. we're mostly flat so far this morning." "but the ag sector is getting hammered pretty good today. corn down seven. beans down five. the sentiment is for a bearish bearish corn report tomorrow. maybe a little more neutral beans tomorrow. but the trade is
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acreage number on the harvested acres side then of course the wild carryout. " "not much going on today, a starting off got down around a buck. but boxed beef is keeping the market in check. the key now is push the cash back up and keep that supported i like selling rallies in cattle. i think if you're a think on any type of rally coming in. to the mid part of january as the seasonals are very bearish right now." "pretty chooppy today been following cattle we've seen the weights drop off last week also off as well too. that's going to be the key i think pushing the cash market higher." the colfax sheep and goat auction on saturday saw 85 head
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feeder lambs fetched the days high average price of $2.55 per pound, while fed lambs averaged $1.44 per pound. the 63 goats at the auction saw a high average price ranging from $172.50 to $180 per head. the iowa reneweable fuels association yearly summit in altoona.. starts up next week.. iowa governor terry branstad and lieutenant governor kim reynolds will be there to discuss iowa's leadership in production of biofuels. u-s secretary of agriculture tom vilsack will also be there addressing the crowd.. "we're having the 10th annual iowa renewable fuels summit on january 19th, it's out at the meadows convention center. it's free and open to the public all you have to do is pre- register online at our website." the registration deadline is tomorrow.. you can find it at w-w-w-dot- iowa-r-f-a-dot-org and that's all we have for our show today.. thanks for joining us.. i'll be back tomorrow. we put stories up every day.. check out who-tv dot com..click news
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and before we go... it's an
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cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged,
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